The BEST episodes written by David Bickel

Time Share
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7.98
765 votes

#1 - Time Share

The King of Queens - Season 1 - Episode 22

Carrie isn't happy that Doug's invited the Sackskys over-until she learns they're separating and offering them their Hamptons time-share. Meanwhile, Arthur seeks answers from an ointment company after developing a nasty rash.

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Assaulted Nuts
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7.97
959 votes

#2 - Assaulted Nuts

The King of Queens - Season 2 - Episode 3

Doug, while goofing off at work, accidentally ends up with a staple wound to the scrotum.

An 8-Bit Princess and a Flat Tire Genius
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7.91
1819 votes

#3 - An 8-Bit Princess and a Flat Tire Genius

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 8

A video game takes over Sheldon and Meemaw’s life. Also, George Sr. is jealous when Georgie bonds with Herschel at the auto shop.

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Crappy Birthday
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7.89
906 votes

#4 - Crappy Birthday

The King of Queens - Season 1 - Episode 15

Carrie is upset about getting older when her 30th birthday rolls around.

Awed Couple
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7.88
665 votes

#5 - Awed Couple

The King of Queens - Season 7 - Episode 8

When a fight causes a rift in the Palmer/Heffernan relationship, Doug and Carrie attempt to get back at the Palmers by getting a new couple as friends. When their search yields nothing, they resort to two friends they really don't enjoy. But while dining with them, they meet another couple who are in a book club with their increasingly annoying friends. Now Doug and Carrie love them ... at least until they finish the search to find the new couple's phone number.

A Proposal and a Popsicle Stick Cross
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7.87
1609 votes

#6 - A Proposal and a Popsicle Stick Cross

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 20

Georgie is thrilled when Veronica stays at the Coopers’ house for a few days. Also, Meemaw and Dr. Sturgis celebrate their one-year anniversary.

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Gym Neighbors
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7.87
583 votes

#7 - Gym Neighbors

The King of Queens - Season 7 - Episode 12

When the Heffernans begin working out with the Ferrigno's, Doug secretly makes a pact with Lou so he can sit around instead of working out.

A Crisis of Faith and Octopus Aliens
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7.85
1894 votes

#8 - A Crisis of Faith and Octopus Aliens

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 3

When Mary’s faith is shaken by a tragedy in the community, Sheldon becomes an unlikely ally.

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An Eagle Feather, a String Bean, and an Eskimo
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7.84
2752 votes

#9 - An Eagle Feather, a String Bean, and an Eskimo

Young Sheldon - Season 1 - Episode 10

When Sheldon moves to Dallas to attend a school for gifted children, the family struggles to cope with his absence.

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Knee Jerk
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7.80
551 votes

#10 - Knee Jerk

The King of Queens - Season 8 - Episode 16

After Carrie accidentally injures Doug, he milks it to avoid distasteful tasks. Meanwhile, Arthur catches on to the ruse, and uses it to his advantage.

Surprise Artie
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7.77
733 votes

#11 - Surprise Artie

The King of Queens - Season 2 - Episode 19

Doug must keep up with Arthur while Carrie organizes his 75th birthday surprise party. When Doug loses Arthur, Carrie must find him.

Noel Cowards
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7.76
1031 votes

#12 - Noel Cowards

The King of Queens - Season 1 - Episode 11

Doug and Carrie realize they must buy a new car after theirs breaks down. One problem: they can't afford it.

Gambling N'Diction
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7.75
648 votes

#13 - Gambling N'Diction

The King of Queens - Season 8 - Episode 13

After she beats him and his friends in a friendly poker game, Doug convinces his mother to try to enter a high-stakes tournament. Meanwhile, Carrie gets Spence to help her lose her accent to improve her chances of getting a promotion.

Hero Worship
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7.75
722 votes

#14 - Hero Worship

The King of Queens - Season 4 - Episode 18

Doug starts to dream more seriously about running his own sandwich shop now that his Uncle Stu has generously offered him a large sum of money to see him realize his dream. However, Carrie has major reservations about this, knowing that Doug's gifts are not in running a business. Not to mention that Danny, Stu's son, is very jealous and angry that his own father would back Doug's business venture, but not his own.

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A Research Study and Czechoslovakian Wedding Pastries
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7.73
1924 votes

#15 - A Research Study and Czechoslovakian Wedding Pastries

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 5

Dr. Sturgis recommends Sheldon and Missy for a university research study on twins, and Mary is unhappy when the test results go to Sheldon’s head.

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A Rival Prodigy and Sir Isaac Neutron
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7.73
1962 votes

#16 - A Rival Prodigy and Sir Isaac Neutron

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 2

When Dr. Sturgis bonds with Paige, another 10-year-old genius, Sheldon’s jealousy leads Meemaw to intervene. Mary invites Paige’s family over for a play date.

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Flash Photography
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7.72
790 votes

#17 - Flash Photography

The King of Queens - Season 5 - Episode 8

At a wedding, Doug takes a naughty picture with a disposable camera supplied by the bride and groom. After letting Danny take the blame, and after confessing to a priest, he has the dreaded task of coming forward with the truth.

A Dog, a Squirrel, and a Fish Named Fish
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7.72
2266 votes

#18 - A Dog, a Squirrel, and a Fish Named Fish

Young Sheldon - Season 1 - Episode 20

A battle erupts between the Coopers and Sparks when the Sparks’ new dog terrorizes Sheldon.

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Roamin' Holiday
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7.72
842 votes

#19 - Roamin' Holiday

The King of Queens - Season 2 - Episode 10

In an attempt to get away from Carrie's friends for Thanksgiving, Doug invites Spence over.

Swim Neighbors
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7.72
850 votes

#20 - Swim Neighbors

The King of Queens - Season 3 - Episode 22

Doug and Carrie meet the neighbors after a hurricane destroys both of their backyards. Carrie breaks their hearts by telling the truth and rejects the idea of a combined backyard. So the neighbors retaliate by disrupting their privacy by making an aboveground pool in a small space. But as Carrie tries to mount a lawsuit, Doug can't deny the temptation and joins the other side. But before the pool goes down, Carrie takes a quick swim and later, Doug tries to enjoy the lawn sprinkler.

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Cape Canaveral, Schrödinger's Cat, and Cyndi Lauper's Hair
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7.71
2792 votes

#21 - Cape Canaveral, Schrödinger's Cat, and Cyndi Lauper's Hair

Young Sheldon - Season 1 - Episode 8

In an attempt to bond with Sheldon, George Sr. takes the boys on a road trip to see a space shuttle launch. Mary, Missy and Meemaw have a girls’ weekend at the salon.

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Paternal Affairs
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7.71
997 votes

#22 - Paternal Affairs

The King of Queens - Season 1 - Episode 5

Doug and Carrie throw a wedding anniversary party for themselves. Doug invites his aunt, and finds out that his aunt and uncle are having problems. When Arthur meets Doug's aunt, he falls for her. Carrie eventually lets him date her, but ends up regretting it, leaving Arthur with plans to propose to her.

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Mammary Lane
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7.71
753 votes

#23 - Mammary Lane

The King of Queens - Season 5 - Episode 5

Doug's bowling team prepares for a tournament, while Carrie agrees to babysit Mr. Kaplan's son, in hopes of furthering her career. But when Doug throws out a mercy flirt and Carrie runs into an awkward set of hands, all goes downhill.

A Financial Secret and Fish Sauce
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7.70
1888 votes

#24 - A Financial Secret and Fish Sauce

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 4

When George Sr. asks Sheldon to keep a secret from Mary, the stress of not being honest drives Sheldon to hideout at Tam’s for his first sleepover.

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A Mother, a Child, and a Blue Man's Backside
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7.70
2304 votes

#25 - A Mother, a Child, and a Blue Man's Backside

Young Sheldon - Season 1 - Episode 18

Mary bans Sheldon from reading a mature comic book. Sheldon decides it’s time to stop living under Mary’s thumb.

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Ruff Goin'
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7.70
641 votes

#26 - Ruff Goin'

The King of Queens - Season 9 - Episode 5

Feeling hurt over not being invited to a block party, Doug adopts a dog just to prove to the neighbors that he's an okay guy-a decision he soon regrets. Meanwhile, Arthur falls prey to the gambling bug when trying to help Danny beat it.

Seven Deadly Sins and a Small Carl Sagan
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7.70
1856 votes

#27 - Seven Deadly Sins and a Small Carl Sagan

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 6

Mary clashes with Sheldon’s drama teacher over plans for a Halloween fundraiser for the church. Also, Georgie falls for a rebellious teenage girl that Sheldon is tutoring.

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A Political Campaign and a Candy Land Cheater
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7.70
1545 votes

#28 - A Political Campaign and a Candy Land Cheater

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 19

Unhappy that school funds are going toward football rather than academics, Sheldon decides to run for class president.

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A High-Pitched Buzz and Training Wheels
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7.69
2040 votes

#29 - A High-Pitched Buzz and Training Wheels

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 1

After Sheldon dismantles the refrigerator to stop an annoying hum, he gets a paper route to pay for the repairs.

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Buggie Nights
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7.69
556 votes

#30 - Buggie Nights

The King of Queens - Season 8 - Episode 15

Bed bugs brought home by Arthur from a vacation force Doug and Carrie out of the house while a creepy exterminator does his job. Meanwhile, Spence and Danny argue over where to go for vacation.

Two Thirty
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7.67
704 votes

#31 - Two Thirty

The King of Queens - Season 4 - Episode 24

In the first half-hour, Doug believes that his new dentist --who once had a crush on Carrie--is hurting him on purpose. The second story, which marks the show's 100th episode, focuses on Carrie's dad, Arthur. When Arthur's volatile behavior gets out of control, Doug and Carrie insist he visit a psychiatrist. During the session, Arthur recalls via flashback a disturbing encounter with his own disgruntled dad that may be at the root of his abrasive personality.

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Mentalo Case
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7.66
775 votes

#32 - Mentalo Case

The King of Queens - Season 5 - Episode 11

A toy from their childhood leads to a rift between Deacon and Doug. Meanwhile, Carrie tries to give her father a great Christmas gift, but this proves hard to do when everyone thinks of the wrong gifts they are receiving, altering their original gift choices.

Rayny Day
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7.66
757 votes

#33 - Rayny Day

The King of Queens - Season 1 - Episode 19

When Ray Barone calls and asks Doug if he wants to play golf at his private club, Doug cancels on his friend Richie – who he was going to spend the day with in order to comfort him after his divorce. But when a huge thunderstorm lets loose, Doug's day of golf turns into a fiasco, and he high-tails it back to his garage to Richie. Meanwhile, Ray's mother, Marie, arrives at the Heffernan's early to pick Ray up and gives Carrie a lesson in cleaning – which Carrie milks for all it's worth.

Dog Shelter
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7.65
691 votes

#34 - Dog Shelter

The King of Queens - Season 5 - Episode 23

Carrie learns from Janet that Doug had a dog when he was 11, that they still have today, and Doug is 38! Janet admits to Carrie that the dog died, and they replaced it without Doug knowing.

Friender Bender
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7.63
916 votes

#35 - Friender Bender

The King of Queens - Season 4 - Episode 4

Doug rear-ends Kelly and Deacon's car and he and Carrie insist that they personally pay for the damage so they can leave the insurance company out of it. But, when the Palmers give them an estimate of almost twelve hundred dollars, Doug and Carrie are taken aback, and what started off as a nice evening out with friends turns into two couples complaining about each other's cheapness. Meanwhile, Spence is babysitting Kirby and goes from being the "Spencinator" to the "Scaredinator" once Kirby finds out that he is allergic to peanuts.

Hartford Wailer
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7.63
631 votes

#36 - Hartford Wailer

The King of Queens - Season 8 - Episode 21

Doug crashes Carrie's weekend company retreat, not realizing she's blown it off for a relaxing day with her girlfriends. Meanwhile, Danny and Spence pose as staff to sneak into a Huey Lewis concert.

Trash Talker
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7.63
667 votes

#37 - Trash Talker

The King of Queens - Season 6 - Episode 18

Doug and Deacon's relationship hits a speed bump when Deacon unknowingly befriends Doug's grade school archenemy.

Dreading Vows
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7.63
720 votes

#38 - Dreading Vows

The King of Queens - Season 6 - Episode 4

During a romantic dinner, Doug is inspired to proclaim his love to Carrie. Carrie is taken by his gesture and suggests that they renew their vows. The two find that planning the wedding is much more troublesome than expected. The ceremony is on again, off again as Doug and Carrie are faced with endless complications, including finding a chimp to serve as Doug's best man. In the midst of the wedding planning Arthur is praying that his wedding present, aged Port wine, will go unused when he discovers the value of the fine wine on E-bay.

Ticker Treat
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7.62
886 votes

#39 - Ticker Treat

The King of Queens - Season 4 - Episode 6

Doug decides to buy a pumpkin to get into the Halloween spirit, but as soon as Arthur sees it, he smashes it and banishes the celebration of Halloween. Doug, frustrated by Arthur "forbidding" things, takes it upon himself to go all out with decorations and ends up scaring Arthur so badly that he nearly has a heart attack and ends up in the hospital. When Doug finds out about Arthur's traumatic childhood and the reasons why he hates Halloween, he feels guilty for what he has done and tries to make it up to him by driving around town, looking for Arthur's favorite childhood treat. Deacon, on the other hand, is determined to find his son Kirby a superhero costume, but is frustrated because there aren't any black superheroes. Deacon resigns himself to the fact that Kirby is gay because he turns down the Darth Vader costume so he can be a Power Puff Girl.

Sandwiched Out
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7.58
609 votes

#40 - Sandwiched Out

The King of Queens - Season 8 - Episode 5

A sandwich named for Deacon at Coopers ruffles Doug's feathers. Meanwhile, Carrie schemes to prevent Holly from moving to Manhattan.

Work Related
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7.58
834 votes

#41 - Work Related

The King of Queens - Season 3 - Episode 10

Arthur begins to work at Carrie's company; Doug and Deacon compete for the best practical joke.

Dougie Houser
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7.55
779 votes

#42 - Dougie Houser

The King of Queens - Season 6 - Episode 12

In flashbacks, Doug and Carrie recall buying their house almost 10 years earlier and how it was mainly Carrie's decision because Doug preferred a different place.

Wish Boned
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7.55
553 votes

#43 - Wish Boned

The King of Queens - Season 7 - Episode 17

When Doug wins a trip to St. Louis to see the Final Four, he is reluctant to bring Arthur. However, Carrie tells him that if he does this, he never has to take him to the senior center or see his naked back again. However, the plane gets delayed & Doug & Arthur go to Pittsburgh. Then, things go downhill with Doug missing the Final Four by being stuck in Dayton.

Parent Trapped
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7.52
801 votes

#44 - Parent Trapped

The King of Queens - Season 2 - Episode 4

Deacon & Kelly ask Doug & Carrie to be the godparents of their baby; Arthur runs into trouble at the pretzel store when he is put in charge.

Horizontal Hold
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7.52
893 votes

#45 - Horizontal Hold

The King of Queens - Season 3 - Episode 16

After Deacon and Kelly's separation, Carrie begins to wonder about her own marriage. She and Doug agree to put their sex lives on hold for a few weeks because Carrie feels that they should resolve arguments verbally, not always physically. Meanwhile, Arthur dates a woman who claims she was once Frank Sinatra's girlfriend.

Offensive Fowl
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7.48
600 votes

#46 - Offensive Fowl

The King of Queens - Season 9 - Episode 8

Carrie soon grows tired of Doug's forcing his new vegetarian lifestyle down her throat. Meanwhile, Carrie's boss wants to start discussing novels with her and Spence takes on some humiliating new jobs.

Brace Yourself
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7.46
661 votes

#47 - Brace Yourself

The King of Queens - Season 9 - Episode 6

An unflattering picture by Major prompts Arthur to ask Doug and Carrie for braces. Meanwhile, Kelly hires an out-of-work Spence to help out around the house.

Hi Def-Jam
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7.36
834 votes

#48 - Hi Def-Jam

The King of Queens - Season 3 - Episode 13

Doug sets up his sister with Carrie's boss so that he can watch the Super Bowl on a high-definition TV.

Strike Too
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7.36
936 votes

#49 - Strike Too

The King of Queens - Season 3 - Episode 6

With no end to the IPS workers strike in sight, Doug tries substitute teaching at his sister Stephanie's school.

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Queens'bro Bridge
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7.33
654 votes

#50 - Queens'bro Bridge

The King of Queens - Season 5 - Episode 22

Arthur and his half-brother Skitch are reunited when Doug sets it up for them to meet again at the tollbooth Skitch works at on the freeway. When Doug realizes they own a house together, he sees the possibility of getting his personal life back when he envisions the basement empty and he and Carrie having some personal time. Arthur moves in with Skitch until all hell breaks loose when the two are reminded that they should indeed live apart.